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Inscribed below image on second sheet in brown ink: "Veiw[sic] of the Great Fire of New York. December 16th & 17th. 1835, was seen from the Top of the New Building of the Bank of America corner West and William Street. -- New-York, Jan, 1836.--"
Thomas Jefferson Bryan Fund
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